Prison dischargee—Medicare card available on release indicator, yes/no/don't know code N

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Data Element
Short name:Medicare card available on release indicator
METeOR identifier:624915
Registration status:Health, Standard 28/04/2016
Definition:An indicator of whether a prison dischargee has a valid Medicare card, available for use on the day of release from prison, as represented by a code.
Data Element Concept:Prison dischargee—Medicare card available on release indicator

Value domain attributes

Representational attributes

Representation class:Code
Data type:Boolean
Format:N
Maximum character length:1
Permissible values:
ValueMeaning
1Yes
2No
Supplementary values:
9Don't know

Data element attributes

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:Medicare card refers to a card to the Medicare program, which looks after the health of Australians through the efficient delivery of programs such as the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme, the Australian Childhood Immunisation Register and the Australian Organ Donor Register.

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

Relational attributes

Related metadata references:

Supersedes Prison dischargee—Medicare card available on release indicator, yes/no/don't know code N Health, Superseded 28/04/2016

Implementation in Data Set Specifications:

Prison dischargee NBEDS Health, Standard 28/04/2016

DSS specific attributes +